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2015-03-23 20:27:52

New facility meets high demand for world-class data center services, providing direct access to global cloud, network and content providers REDWOOD CITY, Calif.

2015-03-23 20:23:04

NEW YORK, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia increased 0.4 percent in January to 103.5 (2010 = 100), following a 0.3 percent

2015-03-20 23:03:07

According to a new report by iData Research, the Asia-Pacific dental implant fixture and final abutment market is valued at approximately USD $600 million. Vancouver,

2015-03-19 20:23:14

Big data and open governments will spur developments in smart cities LONDON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart cities are going to be amazing community hubs that will be more sustainable,

2015-03-19 20:23:01

LONDON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary"This report is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering Australia packaging industry.

2015-03-19 12:29:35

DALLAS, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "PharmaPoint: Rheumatoid Arthritis - US and 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" report provides

2015-03-19 08:22:34

LONDON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 2014, BHP Billiton (BHPB) announced that it intended to demerge its aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets

2015-03-18 23:01:47

Customers can now get a wide range of 12 volt battery chargers at reduced price with 12 Volt Technology. QLD, Australia (PRWEB) March 19, 2015 Retaining

2015-03-18 23:01:45

Retaining their prominent position as one of the leading providers of 12 volt products in Australia, 12 Volt Technology is now offering its customers with a wide range of 4WD spotlights at reduced

2015-03-18 20:25:55

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The introduction of plain packaging of tobacco products in Australia is delivering on its promise to restrict the ability of the pack to create


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Poll Dorset
2014-10-27 11:20:12

The poll Dorset is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Australia and was developed to be purebred hornless breed. It was developed between 1937 and 1954 by introducing the poll gene into the Dorset Horn breed and back breeding until the bloodline was nearly one hundred percent Dorset Horn. This breed shares its name with the polled Dorset that was developed in the United States at the North Carolina State University in the 1950’s, but these two breeds are not the same. The poll...

Bellendena montana
2014-10-15 11:15:54

Bellendena montana is a low-growing species of shrub. This plant belongs to the Proteaceae family. The species may also be referred to as the Mountain Rocket. This multi-stemmed shrub only grows in high altitude subalpine and alpine regions in Australia. B. montana plants produce white flowers in the summer months and fall times produce red or yellow fruits. The species typically range in size growing between 10 to 70 inches tall and almost 40 inches in diameter. The plant produces thick,...

Telopea truncata
2014-10-14 11:32:45

Telopea truncata is a shrub or small tree species. The species may also be referred to commonly as the Tasmanian waratah. T. truncata belongs to the Proteaceae family. The plant can be found growing naturally only in Tasmania in Australia. The T. truncata species will typically grow to approximately 10 feet tall. The mulit-stemmed plant occasionally grows as a single stemmed plant, in which case it may grow as tall as 25 feet tall. The shrub blooms between November and February. The flower...

Banksia integrifolia
2014-10-09 11:32:47

Banksia integrifolia is commonly referred to as Coast Banksia. It is a species of tree that grows along the coast of eastern Australia. B. integrifolia is an extremely variable species. It is most often observed as a tree of up to 80 feet in height but in sheltered and undisturbed locations it can reach up to 110 feet. In areas of higher exposure it may grow as a smaller gnarled tree measuring no more than 15 feet. Interestingly, in areas of extreme exposure, such as on exposed coastal...

Alloxylon flammeum
2014-10-07 11:11:50

Alloxylon flammeum is a tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Queensland tree waratah or the Red silky oak. The medium-sized tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. A. flammeum may be found in northeastern Australia. Alloxylon flammeum can grow nearly 108 feet tall, although when cultivated it remains approximately 35 feet tall. The tree possesses a grey to brown bark and shiny, green leaves. The plant’s leaves typically measure 7.2 inches long. Between...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.